The council is looking at putting up multi-storey buildings in the city centre made of stackable prefab homes. But there’s still a lot we don’t know about its first batch of rapid-build homes.
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Council Briefs: Housing Progress, Housing Delays
Progress on Cherry Orchard rapid-builds, Dominick St and Charlemont St. Delays with the lands initiative and at St Teresa’s Gardens. Danger at O’Devaney.
For Ballymun Rapid-Build Homes, Has Council Ignored Its Own Standards?
Three-bedrooom houses in Dublin should ideally be at least 100 sqm, a standard the council held an Ailesbury Rd development to in September. But smaller homes are apparently okay in Poppintree, for rapid-build houses, for homeless families.
Council Meeting: Modular Housing, Young Ballymun, and the Tom Clarke Bridge
At Monday’s Dublin City Council meeting, councillors asked why they’d had to read in the papers what was going on with the modular-housing programme. Plus: renaming the East-Link Bridge and cuts to Young Ballymun.
Still Waiting: Was “Modular Housing” Ever Going to Be Done on Time?
People working in the industry say that it was always an impossible mission to get the homes ready before Christmas.
Modular Homes for the Homeless: Now Problems in Drimnagh
Dublin City Council’s plan to build 22 modular homes in Ballymun by Christmas sparked protests. Now its effort to put 29 more modulars on a site in Drimnagh have hit some bumps too.
Frank: Modular Homes for Homeless Families Could Be Lovely
If the houses are built to anything like the standards that apply in Austria or Scandinavia, the families who’ll end up living in them won’t want to leave.
In Poppintree, Can Co-ops and the Council’s Modulars Co-exist?
Dublin City Council says it’ll install 22 modular houses for homeless families on a site in Poppintree before Christmas. But a housing co-op already has plans for the site.
At All Levels, Modular Housing Plans Pick Up Steam
Both Dublin City Council and the Fine Gael-Labour government are moving forward with plans to bring in modular homes for homeless families by Christmas.
Andy: The Government Serves Property Interests
On North Inner-City development, rising rents and the homelessness crisis, the government is looking out for property interests, rather than the people’s interests.